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values and ethics

Values and Ethics

Vision statement

Year after year, the Rata Certification Programme will be widely recognised as the premiere provider for New Zealand businesses obtaining sustainable certification.

Mission statement

To administer, grow and promote the Rata Certification Programme within New Zealand, while exceeding members’ expectations and helping them to achieve certification.

Business values

  • We are:
    -    dedicated to membership satisfaction
    -    passionate about all facets of business sustainability
    -    passionate about the role our programme plays in business sustainability.
  • We conduct all our business dealings in a professional, responsible manner with high standards of honesty, integrity and ethics, and we value our programme members and treat them with respect.
  • We are proactive, progressive and flexible when dealing with our members and sponsors.